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Baltika #7 Export - Baltika Breweries

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BA SCORE
71
okay

323 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.03
pDev: 19.14%
Wants: 4
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baltika Breweries visit their website
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-26-2003)
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3/5  rDev -1%

Pelicanrocks, Sep 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

C2H5, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of dmorgan310
3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

dmorgan310, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of djura
3.35/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

After Baltika No.3,i got to try another one from this brewery. And again it surprised me positively.

A-Golden with medium carbonation,huge white head.lasting few minutes.

S-Citrus notes,a bit lighter smell for lagers.

T/M-I expected to be more bitter,but bitterness is very low. On the other hand,taste is high drinkable,grains,some sweets.

O-It is good,but not many different then No3.

djura, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of prisoner1572
2.75/5  rDev -9.2%

prisoner1572, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of AdamBear
4.1/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A-golden with a huge off white head

S-smells like a typical European lager. European grains and honey. Doesn't smell terrible.

T-actually comes in with a very nice and crisp taste of light honey and fresh grains with a subtle hint of that classic european lager taste. The after-taste has more honey, more crisp grains, and more bitterness. This is actually quite okay!

M-crisp medium carbonation with a semi dry finish

O-I actually love this. It has a taste of high quality and it's so drinkable! This has got to be the best euro lager I've ever had. I wish I could find this by the case here. It is quite cheap though!

AdamBear, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of WDJersey
2.75/5  rDev -9.2%

WDJersey, Jul 26, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -25.7%

5lat5ive, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of Fatehunter
3.1/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a plastic cup. Minimal head, just enough to cover the surface. Golden, transparent color.

Smells like barley, other grains. Pleasant.

Watery taste at first, progressively sweeter.

High carbonation, which dampens the mood. Crisp and light body.

Not horrible, not great.

Fatehunter, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of KiltedCulinarian
2.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a branded pilsner style glass. Very light in colour, with a sweet nose. Grains come in strong at the front, but it finishes fruitlike, perhaps a melon, I has having trouble determining what type. Not terribly complex, but pretty solid and consistent. A nice afternoon beer.

KiltedCulinarian, Jun 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

fionn13, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of joefinnigan15
3.38/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: (poured from a bottle into glass) light yellow, at least one finger head

Smell: very little smell

Taste/mouthfeel: very light, clean, fresh taste. Light bodied, very little aftertaste. Refreshing, but not too interesting

Overall, a good beer. Haven't tried many Russians, so I don't have much to compare it to, but it reminded me a bit of Steinlager Pure (a Euro Pale Ale).

joefinnigan15, May 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

sandflier, May 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

jpworld, May 19, 2012
Photo of ummswimmin
3.48/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I picked this beer up in my pursuit of reviewing all 104 styles. This beer is one of the easiest to get for the Dortmunder/Export Lager style.

I didn't expect much from a brewer coming out of Russia, but this beer surprised me. This is a very easy to drink lager.

The smell is nice and clean. It carries a minimal presence. The flavor is also very clean. I get a little bit of grassiness, and a tiny nutty touch.

I recommend this as a very easy to drink lager. The flavor is spot on.

ummswimmin, May 11, 2012
Photo of PrvoPivo
3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

PrvoPivo, May 08, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Jim_DemonDeacon, May 04, 2012
Photo of Stocean1
3.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear straw yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a one finger high bright white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a thick ring around the edge of the glass.
S: There are faint aromas of sweet malt in the nose and light grassy hops.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but is stronger with flavors of biscuit malts, corn and malty sweetness - some dry biscuit.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation, little bitterness and a little stale.
O: This beer is easy to drink and goes down easily. I would have no problem knocking back a few of these.

Stocean1, May 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1%

FriedGold2112, Apr 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

WeissBoy, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear straw yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a thick ring around the edge of the glass.
S: There are faint aromas of sweet malt in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but is stronger with flavors of biscuit malts, corn and malty sweetness.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and goes down easily. I would have no problem knocking back a few of these.

metter98, Apr 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Out of a bomber this beer was a clear golden color with one finger of white foam. The retention was only average and it left mild lacing. The aroma was of macro grains, a hint of floral hops, sweet malt and a little bread. The flavors were pretty much exactly like the aroma: boring and right down the middle. Drinkable, to be sure, but so blasé as to be unappealing. The mouthfeel was fine, the body medium/light and the carbonation bit light too. Just kinda uninspired and clearly like a Budweiser for the Russian working class.

thekevlarkid, Apr 05, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -42.2%

traumaqueen, Apr 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +48.5%

guitarah, Mar 25, 2012
Photo of beerme343
3.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tried the Baltika Export Lager from a bottle.

After pouring into a standard pint glass, a very big white head composed of medium and large bubbles formed but it diminished quickly. Extremely clear and light gold in color.

There is a hint of light toast, honey and bubbles on the nose.

Very light taste with some background toasty malt and a little sweetness as well.

Extremely smooth and easy to drink, even a little too easy going down - this could be a good summertime brew or even a session beer. Number 7 is similar to but just slightly better than the Baltika #2 or the #5 in my opinion.

beerme343, Mar 19, 2012
Baltika #7 Export from Baltika Breweries
71 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.